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Fifth Annual Red Fox Trot 5K Run/Walk Scheduled For Saturday, Sept. 6

Courtesy: Marist Athletics
         
Release: July 09, 2014
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POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – The Marist College Red Fox Club will host the fifth annual Red Fox Trot 5K on Saturday, Sept. 6, at 9:30 a.m. Advanced registration for Mid-Hudson Road Runners Club members and Marist faculty, staff and students is $17, while the cost for the general public is $20. Race day registrants will be accepted, and the cost is $25. CLICK HERE to download the registration brochure.

The proceeds of the race will benefit more than 550 student-athletes within the Marist Athletics Department.

An official 2014 Red Fox Trot 5K shirt will be provided to the first 300 registrants and a voucher for tickets to the Marist-Bucknell football game that evening. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Tenney Stadium. In addition, awards will be given to the overall winners, and for various age group victors.

The race is completely contained within the Marist campus and starts and ends at Longview Park, site of Marist’s Historic Cornell Boathouse on the banks of the Hudson River. Designed by Director of Men’s & Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field Pete Colaizzo, the course also goes through the Route 9 pedestrian walkway and past the picturesque academic buildings on campus.

Multiple sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information contact Wayne Mabey at Wayne.Mabey1@marist.edu.

In 2013, the race featured 235 registered participants led by two-time defending champion Conor Shelley with a time of 15:42, while Kathryn Sheehan was the top female finisher with a time of 18:12.